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World Hypertension Day - May 17, 2018

In Canada, 50 to 70 per cent of patients with arterial hypertension have their condition under control. However, in a great majority of cases, the mechanism that is actually responsible for the high arterial pressure is not well understood.

Dr. Ernesto Schiffrin, Physician-in-Chief and Director of the Cardiovascular Prevention Centre at the Jewish General Hospital, examines this subject and discusses it in connection with the benefits of tele-medicine.